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Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
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Capital Markets
14 Years Ranked
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Banking & Finance
17 Years Ranked
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Provided by Benedikt Maurenbrecher

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Practice Areas

Practice focuses on financial services regulatory and civil law matters, offerings of regulatory instruments by banks, as well as capital markets and asset-based financing transactions. Regularly represents financial institutions in banking litigation, regulatory proceedings and investigations. Areas of work also include debt restructurings, platforms and open banking solutions.

Career

Qualified in 1992. Joined Homburger 1994. Worked in corporate finance with UBS Investment Bank 1999-2000. Became Partner in 2002 and Head of the Financial Services practice in 2015. Co-Chair of the Banking Law Committee of the IBA in 2020/2021.

Professional Memberships

Swiss and Zurich Bar Associations, IBA.

Publications

Numerous publications on financial services regulation, bank contracts, crypto, securities and corporate law. Author in the Zurich Commentaries on the Swiss Federal Intermediated Securities Act (enforcement of collateral, 2013) and the Financial Services Act (conduct rules 2021) and in the Basel Commentaries on the Swiss Banking Act (consolidated supervision, 2013), the Swiss Code of Obligations (loans and credits, 2019), the Swiss Financial Institutions Act (consolidated supervision, fund management companies, 2021) and the Swiss FINMA and Financial Market Infrastructure Acts (independent investigator and market abuse, 2019).

Personal

Born 1964. Graduated as lic iur (summa cum laude, 1989) and Dr iur (summa cum laude, 1994) from the University of Berne. MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau 1999.

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Capital Markets - Switzerland
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Benedikt Maurenbrecher is particularly active in debt placements, routinely handling bonds issuances on behalf of domestic banks and corporates.


Banking & Finance - Switzerland
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Band 2

Benedikt Maurenbrecher is known for advising financial institutions on regulatory matters. He further acts on debt restructurings and facility agreement updates.

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